2008 NOSB Schedule of Events

Alaska Region National Ocean Sciences Bowl

7–9 February 2007, Seward, Alaska

Thursday, 7 February 2008

4:00 – 9:00 p.m. Check in and practice at the Seward Marine Center's K.M. Rae Marine Education Building, 125 Third Avenue

Friday, 8 February 2008

Speakers, student activities, and field trips

7:00 a.m. Doors open, K.M. Rae Building
8:30 a.m. Welcome and introductions
9:00 a.m. Student activity
11:30 a.m. Lunch
12:30 p.m. Speaker
2:00 p.m. Student activity
4:30 p.m. Spaghetti dinner at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 2nd Avenue & Adams Street, for coaches, students, parents and volunteers
5:30 – 7:00 p.m. NOSB Art Show, “Ocean Connection”—opening reception and art award presentation at the Alaska SeaLife Center lobby, open to the public
7:00 – 9:30 p.m. Alaska Ocean Film Festival at Seward High School auditorium, open to the public, free admission for NOSB participants

Saturday, 9 February 2008

All quiz rounds and programs are open to the public

7:00 a.m. Doors open at Seward High School
7:30 a.m. Officials' meeting
8:00 a.m. Greeting from Dean Denis Wiesenburg, announcements, and rules review
8:30 a.m. Round 1
9:15 a.m. Round 2
10:00 a.m. Break (15 minutes); moderators, rules judges meet in library
10:15 a.m. Round 3
11:00 a.m. Round 4
11:45 a.m. Round 5
12:30 p.m. Lunch at Seward High School cafeteria
1:15 p.m. Round 6
2:00 p.m. Round 7
2:45 p.m. Round 8
3:30 p.m. Round 9
4:30 p.m. Awards ceremony, Seward Middle School auditorium (follow signs through parking lot and down hill)
6:00 p.m. Dinner, location to be determined